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Hot Air Expeditions

702 W Deer Valley Rd, Deer Valley Airport, Phoenix, AZ 85027-2152
+1 480-502-6999
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Phoenix Hot Air Balloon Sunset Ride
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At Hot Air Expeditions we pride ourselves on providing hot air ballooning experiences in the Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona. We've been operating locally in the Valley of the Sun for over 26 years and rated the "Best Ballooning in Phoenix" by Fodor's Travel for 22 years in a row! We provide morning flights daily, year-round and sunset flights are offered seasonally, November through March. All flights include gourmet catered fare from Vincents on Camelback, along with a champagne toast and flight certificate. Come check this off of your bucket list with us!
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702 W Deer Valley Rd, Deer Valley Airport, Phoenix, AZ 85027-2152
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Craig Kennedy took us on an amazing and gentle ride through the desert north of Phoenix as the sun was rising. After an hour, we landed and had a nice breakfast with bubbly. Check this off your bucket list.

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Yesterday, Tommy and Anthony made our bucket-list hot air balloon ride truly memorable. At age 70, my wife of 45 years and I have shared many fantastic experiences. This rates among the very bestMore

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HotAirExpeditions, Owner at Hot Air Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello TH, We are thrilled that we were able to provide you and your lovely wife a memorable experience! It is what life is all about. And, flying with Pilot Tommy and Anthony is a bonus. Thank you for taking the time to share your...More

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It was great watching the balloon being unloaded and gradually filling. Hard to believe that something so enormous can be ready to go in such a short period of time.

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Hello Yvonne, We so agree, watching the inflation of the balloon is a site to behold. We hope you enjoyed your float over our beautiful desert. Thank you for flying with us and taking the time to share your thoughts. Cheers

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We had a great ride on a chilly Arizona morning. Pilot Tommy, Tony and the ground crew were friendly and helpful. A nice breakfast with champagne followed our flight.More

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Greetings John, Thank you for flying with us on a beautiful, chilly Arizona morning! We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with Pilot Tommy, Tony and the crew. There is no other way to follow a beautiful float over the desert than with...More

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Great service and beautiful scenery! Thought I would be scared but it was great! Driver Ken and pilot Tommy were phenomenal! I highly recommend!More

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Hi Michelle, It is so good to hear that you enjoyed your flight over our beautiful desert! We think that Pilot Tommy and Ken are wonderful as well. Thank you for flying for us and we hope to see you up, up and away again...More

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Shilpiee
24 October 2017|
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Response from HotAirExpeditions | Property representative |
Hi there, great question! We tend to recommend the morning flight, as the flights are typically a tad longer, 60-90 minutes for the morning flight vs. 45-60 minutes for the sunset flight. The morning flights typically have... More
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Aleescandonm
21 February 2017|
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Hi Alejandra, In April we will have one morning flight available, and meeting/pick up timing will vary based on your hotel location. We absolutely offer roundtrip hotel transfers, and would be happy to pick you up from... More
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Corey R
4 January 2017|
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Hello Corey, In March we go through some time changes to follow the sunrise and sunset. Through March 10th, our morning flights would meet by 6:30 am, and our afternoon would meet by 4:00 pm, both at the Deer Valley... More
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